Phoenix Heroes

Phoenix Heroes is a non-profit CIC delivering a range of support services to our veterans, serving members of our Armed Forces and their families.

We focus on building veteran communities through outdoor activities around the UK to create a natural peer support environment where our core services are delivered to those who need additional help. Our service areas are based around mental health support, employment networking and building communities.

We are based in Colchester, Essex but are now operating on a national scale, receiving referrals from mainstream charities for veterans and their families to join our community.

Phoenix Heroes CIC Supporting Veterans Through Outdoor Activities Phoenix Heroes CIC is a Community Interest Company based in Colchester, UK, that supports veterans by providing them with access to outdoor activities. The organisation was founded in 2018 by Gary Stockton, a veteran of the British Army, and it has since grown to become a respected provider of support to veterans in the UK. Phoenix Heroes CIC is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support to veterans through outdoor activities such as fishing, football and allotment gardening. The organisation is committed to helping veterans overcome the challenges they face when transitioning from military to civilian life, and it achieves this by providing opportunities for veterans to come together and build a sense of community and belonging. We also provide support to veterans who are struggling with mental health difficulties and finding the transition on leaving the Armed Forces a challenge. Our activities are designed to promote physical and mental well-being, helping veterans to reconnect with nature and find a sense of purpose and fulfilment. Phoenix Heroes CIC is a valuable organisation that provides essential support to veterans in the UK. Its outdoor activities are effective at promoting physical and mental well-being, reducing social isolation, and helping veterans to develop new skills and interests. We provide something that is effective for good mental health and well-being, a community for shared experiences and peer support. We have created a platform that gives a sense of belonging and a connection to a trusted veteran community that stretches across the UK. We are now one of the fastest growing veteran communities, remaining active on a daily basis supporting veterans and their families making our community events inclusive for all.